Hey all. I'm back with another pack here on the Pack Rip Cafe. Today we go back to 1996 with Topps Finest.
1996 Topps Finest Series 1
#181 G15 Doug Drabek (Astros)
#176 G31 Greg Colbrunn (Marlins)
#116 G45 Rico Brogna (Mets)
#155 G35 Wade Boggs (Yankees)
#55 G72 Ricky Bones (Brewers)
#21 G51 Eddie Murray (Indians)
BY THE NUMBERS:Total Cards: 6
Teams Represented: 6
Rookie Cards: 0
Keepers for Me: 3 (Brogna, Boggs, Murray) The rest are available
Front Design: 7 out of 10 Good pictures, nice design, very shiny, no team logo, protective film.
Back Design: 7 out of 10 Nice design, only one year and total career stats, good player fact, no team logo
Player Selection: 7.5 out of 10 Very Good, all quality players, 2 HOFers
FINAL OVERALL RATING: RBI Single over first base. Very cool looking cards that are the forefathers of chrome cards. I like the over all package very much but not a big fan of the strange numbering system wit 2 numbers and different themes. 3 out of six keepers (50%) is a hit even if the whole pack is base with no inserts or parallels.
Thanks for Reading!